Antigua government still plans to revive LIAT

The Antigua and Barbuda government Friday said it has embraced the responsibility to restructure and resurrect cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, with a “with a vision of returning the airline to the regional skies”.Prime Minister Gaston Browne, delivering the EC$1.3 billion (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) national budget to Parliament, said that the airline, which has been […]

Here is a list of actions the Antigua government has taken to combat prices and inflation

Buffering Impact of Global Factors:The government highlighted that the inflation experienced since January 2022 was attributed to global factors, such as rising fuel and commodity prices.Emphasized that government policies served as a significant buffer, mitigating more challenging circumstances for the nation.Monitoring and Assessment:Referenced the IMF Article IV assessment on Antigua and Barbuda as a tool […]

St Lucia Govt to commence $20 million tax refund payout

The Government of Saint Lucia has secured $20 million to facilitate the payment of outstanding tax refunds dating back to financial year 2015.The IRD is expected to payout nearly $10 million during the month of December 2023. The remaining $10 million will be disbursed by the IRD during the first quarter of 2024. The Inland […]

Government Announces Launch Of Monsterrat DiasporaI And Investment Engagement In March 2024, Dubbed The Journey Home

The Montserrat Tourism Division under the portfolio of the Office of the Premier within the Government of Montserrat, is excited to announce a Montserrat Diaspora Investment Engagement, scheduled to take place from the 4th to 8th March 2024. This significant event precedes the iconic St. Patrick’s Festival carded for 9th to 18th March, 2024, creating two dynamic weeks of […]

Dominican exports to Guyana on the rise thanks to Government efforts

The Dominican Republic has experienced a significant increase in exports to Guyana, attributing this success to the government’s supportive measures for exporting companies and the resilience displayed by exporters during the post-pandemic years. Key factors contributing to this boost in exports include President Luis Abinader’s official visit to Guyana last June and the reciprocal visit […]

Government will create regional plan for tourism, agriculture and livestock sectors

The Minister of Economy, Planning, and Development, Pável Isa Contreras, emphasized the Dominican government’s commitment to convert economic growth into an improved quality of life for its citizens. He highlighted the need to rethink the way the economy has been growing to prioritize environmental conservation and people’s well-being. Minister Isa Contreras stressed the importance of […]

Government lifts suspension of flights to and from Haiti

On Monday, the Dominican government, acting through the Civil Aviation Board, made an important decision to resume passenger and cargo air operations between the Dominican Republic and Haiti. This decision followed an extraordinary session held the same day and takes immediate effect. President Luis Abinader confirmed this measure during an interview with LA Semanal con […]

NNP condemns Government plans to sell low-income housing units

Under the stewardship of the New National Party, these homes were negotiated as a testament to our commitment to the underprivileged in Grenada. The objective was clear; to provide a roof over the heads of those unable to construct homes without government aid. These homes, a generous donation from the People’s Republic of China, were […]

Government signs loan with Saudi Fund for Development

Approximately 2 months after the Government sought authorisation from the Lower and Upper Houses of Parliament to borrow US$100 million from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), Finance Minister Dennis Cornwall signed the loan agreement with the Fund. The signing took place on the sidelines of the 2023 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group […]

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